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No known owners (I still own one | I used to own one). I have seen one.
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PC-1512, PC-1640.
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Emphasis Business, Gaming, Home computing, Programming
Software compatibility GEM
Hardware compatibility IBM PC
Operating System CP/M 86, MS-DOS
Timeline Released: 1986
CPU type 8086
CPU word length 16 bits
CPU clock rate 8 MHz
ROM Size 16 KiB
RAM Size 512 KiB
Maximum RAM Size 640 KiB
Keyboard Detached typewriter keyboard with a numeric keypad
Number of keys 85
Graphics chip 6845
Graphics modes 160x100x16, 320x200x4, 640x200x16, 640x200x2
Text modes 40x25x16, 40x25x4, 80x25x16, 80x25x2
Total peripheral memory 360 KiB, 720 KiB, 10 MiB, 20 MiB
Sound channels 1
Sound output Mono
I/O Ports 3x ISA, Joystick, Keyboard, Monitor, Mouse, Parallel, RS-232

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